Ear Smoke are gatherings of poets and musicians to celebrate words in flight. Starting by Conrad Gamble 4 years ago in London, it has had over 30 shows across London and abroad, currently enjoying a residency at Laylow in West London.


Alan Moon (Alice St Clair Erskine)
Acclaimed actress and poet Alice a regular on the BBC on both the TV (A Royal Romance, The Crimson Fields), and the wireless, a regular on BBC 3 Words and Music and Radio 4’s Homefront. She has performed her poetry internationally, including performances in Italy Greece and New York. Under her pseudonym Alan Moon, she recently performed a majestic show at Brasserie Zedel and has become editor of “The Print and the Poem” for the Royal Academy.

Grace Pilkington
Writer and Poet From Shepherds Bush. She write about taboo subjects such as mental illness and women’s issues. She has wowed at literary night across London and has performed on the BBC World Service Se is part of poetry collective Little Grape Jelly that has performed at Hay and Aldeburgh and has a collection published by Eyewear. She is regular at Ear Smoke. Incisive, inimitable and hilarious.

Deer Hart
The beguiling two piece comprised of singer Nancy Trotter Landry and guitarist Bob Pearson will attend to your soul.

Conrad Gamble
Author and Poet and Filmmaker. Conrad has performed both nationally and internationally at various festivals. At home highlights include Sunday Papers Live, Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Secret Cinema (Dead Poets Society), Blacks Club, Somerset House, The Listeners Project and abroad across Europe. He has been commissioned to write for Suitcase Magazine and the Book of Everyone. His (non poetry book) ‘For the Love of London’ came out nationally two years ago.